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gawk at (someone or something)

To stare at someone or something in surprise or stupefaction. We gawked at the firemen as they rushed into the burning building. I could only gawk at Mary when she told me she was pregnant.
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gawk at someone or something

to stare at someone or something, obviously and awkwardly. Why are you standing there, gawking at me? The tourists stood at the foot of the mountain and gawked at the top.
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The plans are for the painted human to stand naked in a room for hours as people and members of the pachyderm sect gawk at him.
True Hollywood Story age, all of us looking for any excuse to share the rumors and innuendo we've heard as we breathlessly gawk at the red carpet royalty.
Culled from fourteen hours of footage taken surreptitiously via telephoto lens at JFK, Approach has the virtue of frontal simplicity, allowing viewers to gawk their fill and wonder at the familiar strangeness of the arrivals bouncing dreamily into view.
I say to myself, "This is my kind of store," as I gawk at its pyrites, its calcites, and its bounty of baubulous delights.
SANTA CLARITA -- Freeway looky-loos have less to gawk at these days because of an expanded free roadway service that helps stranded motorists.
SYLMAR -- Freeway looky-loos have less to gawk at these days because of an expanded free roadway service to aid stranded motorists.
By the mid-2000s, he was an accident you had to gawk at.